Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:59

Wellington Craft Beer Tour

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Come join us for a tour of some of Wellington's best brew pubs and bars. Over the afternoon, we'll visit three breweries, two bars and a beer loving burger joint for a late lunch - definitely don't eat too much beforehand! All tastings and lunch are included in your tour, along with a knowledgeable host who will tell you about beer and its history, and the history of the Wellington…
Over the course of my lengthy beer writing career I have, by comission or omission, intiated feuds with several muncipilaties from around the globe.   The most notable protagonists in my beer rants have been Hamilton ("City of the Future"),
The summer celebration of food, wine, craft beer and cider that is the Wellington Wine & Food Festival will return to Waitangi Park for 2018. The festival, which features pop-up menus from a hand-picked selection of top local restaurants, wineries from across the country, along with craft beer and cider, is scheduled for Saturday 27 January at the popular waterfront park. Organisers Arada Promotions are excited to be able to…
In this world there are many mergers of basic elements that just simply work wonderfully well together. For example, bacon and eggs, Bert and Ernie, law and order, or motherhood and apple pie. This blog is about one of my more favourite alcohol based elemental combinations. Yes, we are talking Boilermakers.
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 09:41

What happens when you get Magic Dust in the Zeus Juice?

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What happens when you get Magic Dust in the Zeus Juice? This is a most unusual blog post, both in terms of content and in process. Standard Operating Procedure sees me write an epic introduction which is often at best tangentially related to beer, and then cover the specified beers for the week.
Thursday, 30 November 2017 14:04

8 Wired's 8th Birthday Celebration

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Just a wee reminder to all you 8 Wired fans out there. Malthouse will be hosting 8 wired’s 8th Birthday party this Sunday.